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To procrastinate

I do my morning walks.
Breakfast as usual.
Then lots of free time.
I am at a lost. Is this all there is?

There is lunch awaiting.
A highlight in my day.
Then comes dinnertime.
A drumroll to the day’s end.

Is today Monday? Let me think.
The days merge; each the same.
What difference is there?
Nothing that requires urgency.

Tomorrow is soon enough.
It takes energy to worry.
It is too hot to think.
It is so easy to procrastinate.

By C.E. Pereira



I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. In recent years, the younger generation have added on to include spouses from the Philippines, Nigeria and Russia. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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